399. Flor de Selva Robusto

Gifted by Maya Selva, owner of Maya Selva Cigars.

Location: This review was made indoors in Mellgrens Fine Tobacco’s cigar lounge.

Information:
Wrapper: Honduran.
Binder: Honduran.
Filler: Honduran.

Size: 4.5×50, Robusto.

Wrapper: Light milk chocolate or hazelnut, oily and smooth with tiny veins.

Construction: Firm even feel when lightly squeezed.

Cold draw: Light cedarwood notes with hints of white pepper.

1st third: Starts with a toasted bread, light wood note like a cedarwood and dried fruits.

2nd third: Unchanged, well balanced from the first part.

Burn: Burns fairly sharp with a firm and stable whiteish ash.

Smoke: Voluminous white smoke with a fairly cool feeling on the tongue and a light draw.

3rd third: Keep it’s previous flavours, no changes.

Duration: 22:10-23:25, 1h 15 min.

Conclusion: A medium bodied cigar with a medium strength profile.

Result: In my book this is an 91 point cigar.

/Cigar Reviewer André

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